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bmtv97 The Banana Book

bmtv97 The Banana Book

The Banana Book, by Dan Koeppel, has arrived here at the politburo. The book that looks at the secrets and controversial history of the banana. How its farmed, how it finds its way to our kitchen, and more. Also I...

bm293 Chiquita Banana and Colombian Paramilitaries

bm293 Chiquita Banana and Colombian Paramilitaries

MP3 Audio [13 MB]DownloadShow URL Bananas are much more than a yellow fruit that goes good with your cereal. Behind the world’s beloved fruit is a multibillion dollar industry that has the power to create and destroy governments.
 

The Guatemala Banana Coup

The Guatemala Banana Coup

In order to understand how it is that the world’s banana industry got to this volatile point, let’s look at various historical events that involve the big banana companies and the way they have conducted their businesses. One of the...